Good witnesses can testify firsthand to what they have seen and experienced. Similarly, Alistair Begg explains that John's clear testimony about Jesus' divine and human nature is essential to protecting the Church from false teachers. When God's people are grounded in sound doctrine, they are attuned to distortions of the Gospel and equipped to proclaim the truth with boldness.
1That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life—
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